Rustic Window & Quilted Cloud

United States

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Washi is a traditional paper from Japan. The paper is made from fibers of a variety of plants, including mulberry plants, shrubs and hemp. The mulberry plant is the primary plant used. The fibers are stripped, cleaned, pounded and stretched. They are then mixed in a solution made from tororo-aoi, a variety of potatoes. The mixture is spread thinly and evenly across bamboo screens, where it is then left to dry.

Rustic Windows & Quilted Cloud washis reflects the meaning with a perpendicular grid in uneven lenis to bring fort a rustic effect. The paper is porous allowing light to pass through in various areas.
Washi can be used for commercial and residential wall covering, lighting, and stationery.

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